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MWI - Athletic FieldsCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #04-03 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Maintenance Worker I – Athletic Fields Department: Parks & Recreation Division: Parks Supervisor: Superintendent of Parks & Forestry Job Summary Under general supervision, performs work in the maintenance of athletic facilities and grounds and performs other related work as required. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Repairs, installs, designs and manages irrigation systems related to athletic facilities and other City facilities. Manages turf in athletic fields, grounds and other City facilities. Operates equipment related to athletic facilities and grounds. Trains hourly employees in safe operation of equipment related to athletic facilities. Assists in scheduling of events and assigns staff duties based off events. Maintains and repairs electrical equipment and facility plumbing. Performs general carpentry as needed. Fills in for Senior Turfgrass Specialist as needed; supervises hourly staff and community service workers as required. Maintains digital log of maintenance. Maintains good communication between workers and departments Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as required. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are Job Class #04-03 Parks Page 2 Updated 4/13/21 encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification One year of experience in repair, installation of irrigation systems and management of athletic facilities required. Or an equivalent combination of training or experience required. Must receive Certified Pesticide Applicator within six months of hire. Valid Class B commercial driver’s license with airbrakes endorsement and satisfactory driving record required. Valid Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrakes endorsement required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Associate degree in sports turf management from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body or five years of experience sports turf management or irrigation repair and management preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of basic mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in a public building. Knowledge of custodial materials and equipment. Skills in the operation of various cleaning equipment including pool vacuums, floor scrubbers and wet vacuums, transfer pumps, lawn mowers and snow blower. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read and understand work orders and maintains written job records. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.